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MalagasyEdit

NounEdit

fongo

  1. carbuncle (clarification of this definition is needed)

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fungus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fongo m (plural fongos)

  1. mushroom
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 43v.
      Et otroſſi presta mucho cótral toſſico que uiene departe delos fongos.
      And it is also useful against the poison that comes from mushrooms.
    • Idem, f. 50v.
      Et es de natura calient ¬ humida. Et la ſu forma es atal como fongo, ¬ dend a ella eſte nombre.
      And it is warm and damp in nature. And its shape is that of a mushroom, thus the name it has been given.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: hongo